I think it would say CAHris CAHlaremont, in the course of a very long and pretentious monologue about power and desire. Then it would go eat a planet of some asparagus people for kicks, after which its pee would smell funny for about a week. » 7/28/14 9:37pm Yesterday 9:37pm

What Movies and Shows Count As Soft Reboots?

Over the past few decades we've gotten used to the idea of movie, TV, and other media franchises undergoing total reboots, with the creators breaking continuity with the original series to create new stories using the same core concepts and characters. It's pretty much taken for granted that whenever a new team takes… » 7/28/14 1:08pm Yesterday 1:08pm

Dystopia interpreted as "fable of one brave person's self-empowerment against tremendous odds" as opposed to "stories about individuals crushed into nothingness by nightmarishly oppressive societies and/or institutions." » 7/28/14 11:45am Yesterday 11:45am

I don't have any problems with this argument, I just reject the notion that either Gibson or Stephenson (or any science fiction writer for that matter) were "predicting" the future. SF is entertainment first and foremost, even if it's thoughtful or literary or written by technology experts. I don't judge books about… » 7/28/14 7:28am Yesterday 7:28am